Lili Rose Cookies

Lili Rose Cookies are a quick and easy recipe using only a handful of ingredients. Irresistibly salty, and buttery, with a walnut flavour.
25 minutes
15 minutes
15 minutes
Makes 36-40

About this recipe

This is a quick and easy recipe using only a handful of ingredients. They are really delicious with an irresistibly salty, buttery, and walnut flavour. These homemade Lili-Rose cookies topped with rosewater icing and sprinkled with dried rose petals add a festive touch to any celebration. These mouth-watering cookies are the perfect gift of food for your next Christmas or Eid season.



Main Ingredients

  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • ¼ teaspoon rose water
  • 125 grams of unsalted butter softened
  • 125 grams caster sugar
  • 2 ¼ cups plain flour sifted
  • ¼ teaspoon salt flakes
  • 2 tablespoons walnut (finely chopped)

Easy Rose Icing

  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons rose water
  • pistachio ground (optional)

Notes from Rouba

  • Cookies will crumble if they are handled warmly.
  • Allow cookies to completely cool before icing.
  • What is Rose Water


Step 1.

Preheat the oven to 170°. Line 2 trays with non-stick paper.
Beat the eggs with rose water and set aside. Using an electric beater, cream the butter and sugar. Gradually add the beaten egg.

Step 2.

Fold in the remaining ingredients. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and portion it into walnut size balls.

Step 3.

Place on prepared baking trays, and press down gently. Bake in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until very lightly golden.

Step 4.

For the easy rose icing; add the rose water gradually to the icing sugar and mix until the mixture is smooth and well combined. Once cookies are completely cool, smooth over some icing and sprinkle with pistachio.

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  1. Do these keep well? Can i make them the day before? Would you consider them appropriate for dessert for dinner party after maglubi?

    1. you can definitely make them the day before. these keep for a good week in an airtight container. perfect for dinner party with coffee or tea

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